Simple Job Accounting is a simple job cost accounting software solution for smaller home builders and contractors looking to expedite and manager their job costing, billing, bill paying, bookkeeping and financial reporting needs of running a successful construction company.

Simple Job Accounting is sold individually or as part of the Simple Series, a single-entry lead management, follow-up marketing, estimating, scheduling and job cost accounting solution.

Simple Job Accounting can be accessed internally on your computer or via the Internet on any mobile device or laptop that has Internet connectivity.

We can also host Simple Job Accounting on a monthly basis. Call for pricing!


  • Runs under Microsoft Windows so it’s easy to learn & use
  • Follows standard Microsoft Windows navigation protocols
  • Uses plain paper for reports –  no pre-printed forms required
  • More than 200 reports available
  • Offers “pull down” list boxes for easy access to information; eliminates tedious searches
  • Easily view cash in bank, open receivables & payables in a graphical bar chart
  • Drill down to more detail
  • View favorite reports at your fingertips
  • Tracks extensive job data including job code, name, address, owner, contract amount, purchaser information and lender information
  • Tracks job costs by multiple levels including: Job, category and cost class (labor, material, subcontract, etc.)
  • Provides complete category information — category code, name, $ budgets, HR budgets, etc.
  • Tracks cost details and payment data by category
  • Monitors change order revenue, budgets, and expenses
  • Integrates seamlessly with Simple Estimating to setup contract amounts and category budgets
  • Offers full range of job cost reports — detail and summary, reports by job or category and variance reports
  • Provides control over client’s change orders
  • Monitors change order budgets, expenses and revenue
  • Prints change order documents for customer to sign
  • User defined change order text
  • Change orders update the revised job contract, budgets and projected profit
  • Generates Income (P&L) statements and balance sheet reports
  • Provides complete audit trail
  • Offers double entry general ledger
  • Includes extensive chart of accounts
  • See full debit and credit entries for an account on one screen.
  • Handles multi-period processing
  • Offers listing of all posting activity
  • Date sensitive reports let you select the date range for viewing.
  • Journal entry updates job cost
  • Reconcile job cost to the general ledger by job
  • Provides complete vendor history – invoices, amounts, payment dates and more
  • Easy-to-use check writing plus check number, vendor and job
  • Provides check reconciliation system
  • Creates and prints lien waivers
  • Handles credit card payment transactions
  • Provides over budget warning when entering invoice
  • Updates job cost and general ledger
  • Prints 1099s
  • Handles partial payments
  • Tracks full vendor/subcontractor insurance information;
    • Track workers comp insurance expiration dates and insurance codes
    • Track general liability insurance information
    • Allows you to withhold insurance amounts from sub invoice
    • Track withholding per sub
  • Vendor default job category and class for invoice entry
  • Optional default general ledger account for invoice entry
  • Tracks vendor default discount and due date
  • Print or e-mail customer invoices
  • Tracks customers activity (invoices, payments)
  • Quickly and easily bill for work performed
  • Allows entry of item or work description
  • Prints checks
  • Handles direct deposit
  • Posts payroll expenses to job cost for accurate costing
  • Handles workers compensation and reporting
  • Prepares tax reports: 940, 941, W2’s and more
  • Handles Section 125 Cafeteria Plans
  • Handles custom deductions and tax withholdings
  • Multi-state payroll
  • Craft codes for variable rate and billing rates

Integrates Seamlessly with Simple Estimating to

  • Setup job information including:
    • Job code and job name
    • Contract amount
    • Budgeted costs and budgeted hours by cost category for both original budget and subsequent change orders
    • Other Job Contacts
    • Plus more!
  • Adds New Customer information

Why invest in stand-alone Job Cost accounting software when you can invest in fully integrated software from Contractors Software Group!